Monday, 24 May 2010

Ronald Searle's character designs for Dick Deadeye

Bill Melendez's 1975 animated Gilbert and Sullivan pastiche Dick Deadeye or Duty Done had a couple of tie-in books accompanying its release. The one above (which, oddly, doesn't refer to the film in its title) is a slim volume that consists entirely of Gilbert and Sullivan lyrics alongside art drawn for the film by Ronald Searle, who worked on it as character designer.

Here are some samples:

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